For Lesley Stahl, reporting on the Russian punk band "Pussy Riot," meant meeting the band on their turf and speaking their language -- and we don't mean Russian. Here's one question Lesley asked the drummer during their 60 Minutes interview. "I'm going to take a quote from your song because it sounds pretty outrageous. '(*#!&!), (*#!&!), the (*#!&!), is (*#!&!).'"Continue Reading »
In honor of spring, we dove into the 60 Minutes archives and came up with this treasure: In 1976, Morley Safer paid a Saturday visit to the famed New York City department store Bloomingdale's. Regulars called it "Bloomies," and on any given Saturday, 60 thousand people flocked to be a part of the scene. It's was evidently THE thing to do on a Manhattan weekend, so much that Bloomingdale's merchandised the idea in a special department called Saturday's Generation.Continue Reading »
When Jack Dorsey dreamt up the social media networking company Twitter, what he never anticipated is how much it would change the relationships in his own family.Continue Reading »
Have you ever wondered what goes on inside the Vatican? Who answers the phones? Who irons the pope's vestments? In 1982, Harry Reasoner took 60 Minutes cameras behind the scenes at the Vatican and filmed TV's first good look at how the Vatican is run. We think it's a rare peek into what a day in the life will be like for our newly elected pope.
Tourists, architecture buffs, and even the pope have all come to Barcelona to worship in their respective ways at the altar of the Sagrada Família. It's the life's work of Antoni Gaudí, known as "God's Architect," and although his design is said to be divinely inspired, carving the church from stone required the hands of men-- and 130 years later, they're still not finished.Continue Reading »
Correspondent Norah O'Donnell landed a big interview for her first 60 Minutes story: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, one of the most successful, powerful women in the world. But the interview wasn't what anyone expected. Sandberg opened up about her insecurities and a feeling she describes as the "imposter syndrome" -- feeling like a fraud, that you'll be "found out" at any moment.Continue Reading »
In 2002, 60 Minutes interviewed President Hugo Chavez about his rise to power, the coup that ousted him, and his return to power in Venezuela.Continue Reading »